2016 Summer Lifeguard Challenge

Team Temecula Wins August's Summer Lifeguard Challenge Team Temecula Wins August's Summer Lifeguard Challenge

In a challenge so technical, it required multiple judges, lifeguards at the City...

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Announcing 2016 AI Summer Lifeguard Challenge Winner for July Announcing 2016 AI Summer Lifeguard Challenge Winner for July

Fleet-footed guards at the Mesquite Groves Aquatics Center in Chandler, Ariz. snag...

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Announcing the AI 2016 Summer Lifeguard Challenge Winner for June Announcing the AI 2016 Summer Lifeguard Challenge Winner for June

Mesquite Groves Aquatic Center executes timed drill with milliseconds to spare

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Waterparks + Resorts

Accesso Unveils Next Generation of Virtual Queuing Wristband Accesso Unveils Next Generation of Virtual Queuing Wristband

The new device will eliminate the need for ride reservation at kiosks

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World Waterpark Association Gives David Sangree Executive Board Award World Waterpark Association Gives David Sangree Executive Board Award

The organization honors the president of Hotel & Leisure Advisors for his...

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Waterparks and Resorts Go Big for the Holidays Waterparks and Resorts Go Big for the Holidays

Properties celebrate the season with life-size gingerbread houses and festive lazy...

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Yule Love This Waterpark: Check Out Ho Ho H20, the Nation's Only Christmas-Themed Waterpark Yule Love This Waterpark: Check Out Ho Ho H20, the Nation's Only Christmas-Themed Waterpark

Santa's Village in New England includes a whimsical waterpark where yeti and polar...

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Read all about this year's class of honorees and their stand-out contributions to the aquatics community here.

Today's Stories

Waterpark Pros Attend IAAPA Forum and Prepare for Conference
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Waterpark Pros Attend IAAPA Forum and Prepare for Conference

The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions plans for an... More

Attendance Spikes at 6th Annual AOAP Conference
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Attendance Spikes at 6th Annual AOAP Conference

Aquatics professionals gathered in Florida for the 2017 Association of Aquatic... More

AI Honors the Exceptional
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AI Honors the Exceptional

Twenty individuals and organizations were cited at this year's awards breakfast,... More

NSPF Board Makes Changes for 2017
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NSPF Board Makes Changes for 2017

One longtime member retires and two Genesis leaders join More

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U.S. Olympic Trials Swimming Pools Find Permanent Home in California
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U.S. Olympic Trials Swimming Pools Find Permanent Home in California

Two pools will be moved by truck from Nebraska to Santa Ynez Valley, Calif. More

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In Memoriam: Dr. Robert Clayton Jr.
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In Memoriam: Dr. Robert Clayton Jr.

A mentor to many, Clayton wrote the book on aquatics management and held a number... More

3 Valuable Lessons of a First-Year Aquatics Pro
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3 Valuable Lessons of a First-Year Aquatics Pro

A seasoned aquatics pro recounts the three most important lessons learned in her... More

Changing Tide: USSSA's Executive Director Retires After Establishing Historic Growth Initiative
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Changing Tide: USSSA's Executive Director Retires After Establishing Historic Growth Initiative

Sue Mackie brought financial stability to the United States Swim School... More

Expert Swimming Advice is Only a Phone Call Away
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Expert Swimming Advice is Only a Phone Call Away

New service connects knowledge-seekers with nationally renowned swim coaches More

What a Shame: Olympic Aquatic Stadium in Ruins After Rio's Summer Games
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What a Shame: Olympic Aquatic Stadium in Ruins After Rio's Summer Games

The facility where Michael Phelps scored his 23rd Olympic gold medal sits in... More

31-mile Long Floating Walkway Debuts in China
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31-mile Long Floating Walkway Debuts in China

Stretching twice as long as Manhattan, and new floating walkway in China is the... More

The U.S. Has a New Stainless Steel Pool Manufacturer - Imported from Europe
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The U.S. Has a New Stainless Steel Pool Manufacturer - Imported from Europe

The firm hopes to raise demand for its category of pools in the United States More

Video: Breaking Down the Shallow Water Extrication
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Video: Breaking Down the Shallow Water Extrication

AI's resident lifeguard expert, Pete DeQuincy, gives a frame-by-frame analysis of... More

Colorado Time Systems Gets Inducted into Colorado Swimming Hall of Fame
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Colorado Time Systems Gets Inducted into Colorado Swimming Hall of Fame

The Loveland company is being honored by the municipality for its contributions to... More

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Overall Winner of the 2016 AI Summer Lifeguard Challenge See why lifeguards at the Mesquite Groves Aquatics Center in Chandler, Ariz. were the over all winners of the 2016 Summer Lifeguard Challenge. The... Read more
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Editor's Desk

What Emerged from the Failed NSPF/APSP Merger is Good for the Industry
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What Emerged from the Failed NSPF/APSP Merger is Good for the Industry

By now, everyone’s heard the announcement that the planned merger of NSPF and APSP is not to be. But it's not a failure - here's why. More

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Lifesavers

Extrication Revisited: Take a New Approach to this All-Important Lifeguarding Skill
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Extrication Revisited: Take a New Approach to this All-Important Lifeguarding Skill

When it comes to rescuing unconscious, non-spinal victims, adaptability is key More

Changing Up a Classic Lifeguard Drill
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Changing Up a Classic Lifeguard Drill

Variations on the 60-Second Drill keep lifeguards on their toes More

In Lifeguarding, Scanning isn't Always Seeing
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In Lifeguarding, Scanning isn't Always Seeing

How to develop the ‘Vigilance Voice’ and ‘Big Eye’ to keep a more effective watch... More

What You Need To Know About Emergency Oxygen
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What You Need To Know About Emergency Oxygen

Lifesavers columnist takes the confusion out of adopting emergency oxygen... More

Good Lifeguard,  Good Victim
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Good Lifeguard, Good Victim

Do’s and don’ts of being a lifeguard and victim during in-service training More

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